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SqWADoosh

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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #60 on: Feb 28, 2017, 03:46:19 PM »
What size winch for the trailer?
Info please? experience? Recommendations?
I plan to use the trailer winch to drag up a Dead cars on occasion.

Everyone runs the harbor freight one. It holds up fine it just has a terribly slow line speed. Which doesn't matter for a trailer winch.

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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #61 on: Feb 28, 2017, 05:26:37 PM »
And you can use a snatch block to double the capacity........ (and make it even slower)
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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #62 on: Feb 28, 2017, 07:44:45 PM »
X2 on the harbor freight, slow as double low but it will get the job done for cheap. Get there wireless controller for it,  a life saver for when you are by your self.

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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #63 on: Feb 28, 2017, 08:19:22 PM »
What size harbor freight winch are people running ?
I am 1/5th of Perfect Fit
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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #64 on: Feb 28, 2017, 08:25:07 PM »
I got the 2500 (*2 ) for $49 with a coupon...  (used a come along before that)
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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #65 on: Mar 01, 2017, 07:17:30 AM »
8-10k hobo freight or another cheap one will be just fine.
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Re: Selecting the right trailer for your needs
« Reply #66 on: Mar 01, 2017, 07:51:42 AM »
Finally!!!!!
Trailer day has come.
$4295 for trailer
$150 for correct trailer spare tire and wheel.
$100 for moveable spare tire holder
-$150 refused to pay the Transaction and paperwork fee.
Total out the door $4926
It's so beefy, box tube frame.
Tow capacity of 11,400
I could not be happier!
I'm going to continue this thread as I upgrade and modify the trailer.

looks like a really tough well built trailer for a good price.

good work!

 
 
 
 
 

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